Italy – No More Renewals for Existing 27(g) Work Permits for Fixed-Term Highly-Skilled Intra-Company Transferees

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective immediately, it is no longer possible to renew a work permit issued under article 27 letter (g) of Decree n.286/1998, for highly skilled workers on intra-company assignment for a determined period in order to carry out a specific task… Read more »


Italy – Residence Permit Fees Reintroduced

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective June 9, 2017, the Italian government has reintroduced filing fees for applications for a “permesso di sogiorno” residence permit. The new fees are as follows: Residence permit card fixed fee – €76.00 (including €30.46 for the electronic card; €16.00… Read more »


Italy – Clarifications to Posted Workers

Posted on August 28, 2017

As previously reported, regulations were published last year specifying the requirements to maintain documentation and obligations concerning working conditions and rules concerning remuneration of posted workers. The Ministry of Labour has since clarified the provisions and obligations of decree No… Read more »


Italy – Intra Company Transfer Permit Implemented

Posted on August 28, 2017

The Intra-Company Transfer Permit has been implemented within the Italian Immigration law, Legislative Decree No.253/2016. This permit is now available for mangers, specialists, and trainees working for companies related to the same corporate group. The titles are defined below: Manager:… Read more »


Italy – New Rules for Intra-Company Permits in Force

Posted on January 13, 2017

With the publication of Legislative Decree 253/2916, in effect from January 11, 2017 and amending the Consolidated Act on Immigration (Legislative Decree 286/1998), Italy has finally implemented Directive 2014/66/EC of 15 May 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence… Read more »


Italy – Guidelines for Posted Worker Notifications

Posted on November 11, 2016

Effective December 26, 2016, regulations have been published which specify the requirements to maintain documentation, obligations concerning working conditions and rules concerning remuneration.  The new regulations apply to all employees seconded to or within Italy. Decree N.136/2016, in force since… Read more »


Italy – New Obligations for Employers of Posted Workers

Posted on September 15, 2016

Effective 22 July 2016, Decree N.136/2016 introduced new obligations for companies posting foreign national workers to Italy. Specific guidelines for the implementation of the new provisions are yet to be issued. The Decree applies to: European Union (EU) companies posting… Read more »


Italy – Housing Feasibility Certificates

Posted on June 24, 2016

Foreign nationals sent to Italy on work permits must obtain housing feasibility certificates to provide to the immigration authorities that they have suitable accommodations.  Employees must obtain the certificate within 8 days of arrival.  These certificates have proven to be… Read more »


ITALY – New Quota Decree Published

Posted on February 26, 2016

On February 2, 2016 a new quota decree was published, retaining the same 17,850 places for subordinate (employed) and autonomous (self-employed) work for non-European Union (non-EU) nationals, but increasing the quota allocations for change-of-status categories. Online applications (on a first-come… Read more »


ITALY – New Biometric Residence Permit

Posted on November 27, 2015

Effective November 10, 2015, new electronic residence permits are being issued, which contain a chip to store the holder’s biometric data. The new cards meet European Council (EC) regulation 380/2008. Who is affected? For residence permit applications submitted before November… Read more »